Barbie looks different this morning: Mattel just rolled out variations of its iconic doll in three new body types, part of a project that re-envisions the brand as more modern and diverse. But will it be enough to put her back on top?
As a sort of advent calendar of kitsch, Pictorial will be counting down the final twelve days before Christmas by featuring some holiday presents of days gone by.
Southern lifestyle guru and actress Reese Witherspoon is reportedly in the early stages of developing a movie about the origins of Barbie and its creator Ruth Handler.
Kids will soon be able to hold real convos with Barbie instead of imaginary ones, with the introduction of the voice-recognition-equipped Hello Barbie. Welcome to M. Night Shyamalan’s next movie.
Barbie is a video blogger.
Barbie can wear flats now, at the tender age of 56.
Mattel is discontinuing its Seaworld Trainer Barbie line, Page Six reports, partly in response to concerns from animal rights activists that SeaWorld mistreats its orcas. Simultaneously, the company has announced a new doll to honor director Ava DuVernay, one of six “sheroes” (others include Lucky editor Eva Chen and…
The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood—a children's privacy advocacy group—released a petition today calling for Mattel to cease production of Hello Barbie, an "interactive" doll created in the hopes of reviving the toymaker's stumbling brand.
Whenever I needed a Barbie "club outfit," I'd cut up some electric tape from my dad's toolbox and fashion it into a LBD. Little did I know that literally everyone was doing some form of this technique I thought I invented. It was like a Herve Leger design before Herve Leger, but more so a way to avoid harassing my mom…
The live-action Barbie movie is still happening, and the latest name attached to the project? Diablo Cody.
Every year, toymakers gather in New York City to showcase their latest wares. Sure, yes, many are quite spiffy. But there's always a few items that make me frankly afraid to walk into a Toys 'R Us.
There are plenty of lists about the “weirdest” Barbie dolls on the internet, but they only scratch the surface of the insane, sometimes terrifying world of the best-selling doll. Here are 20 totally real, official Barbies that prove she hasn’t just conquered girls toys, she may have literally conquered the universe.
Science Barbie? Engineer Barbie? Doctor Barbie? Old, boring, inaccurate. If you really want to get your kid's career on the right track right now, introduce them to serial killer barbie so they can learn how to cook a gourmet meal and chop off Ken's head while they're at it.
Designer Nickolay Lamm has created a "Normal Barbie." It has the proportions, according to CDC data, of the "average" 19-year-old woman, which means she looks more healthy and realistic. But in spite of being committed to encouraging a healthy body image, I don't think I'd buy my daughter this doll for Christmas.
This year, Barbie won't be the most popular holiday gift for the little girls of America. Nope, she's been shoved off the winner's podium by those spotlight-stealing bitches from Frozen.
I recently paid a visit to my sweet friend Helen Jane and was excited to find this book at her house.
Mattel just wrapped up another coulda-been-better quarter, and guess who's to blame? That's right, our spendthrift frenemy Barbie.
Good luck getting the thumbs-up for an original concept featuring a female lead. But wouldn't you like to make a big-budget movie about some third-rate plastic tchotchke from the 1990s, instead? That's all Hollywood seems capable of producing these days, and now there are projects based on Angry Birds and Tetris, as…
Mattel's limited edition Karl Lagerfeld Barbie has already sold out.